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Should Republicans Just Give Obama What He Wants?

jdick Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 3:40 PM
A recession seems likely no matter what. The main objective should be to make sure Obama and the Dems get the proper credit. Only then will the Republicans be able to regain power and try to clean up the mess. You can't fix things if you have no power, and right now, the Republicans have very little power to move; they can only obstruct. Voting "present" is a good strategy. All along the way, even before the vote, Republicans should be pointing out the folly of the Dems' proposals, but explaining that they do not have the power to enact better ones and have decided to give the Democrats enough rope to hang themselves. Actually, with the Republican groundwork properly laid, some Dems may have second thoughts about their stupid policies.
upwithRomney Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 8:07 PM
Do any of you think that Bush didnt spend money that we didnt have?

What should conservatives make of this provocative post from "RB" at the Right Sphere, which basically counsels Congressional Republicans to just get out of the way and let Obama have his way on the fiscal cliff?  Though I have some fundamental quarrels with the premise, I must confess that RB's "let it burn" playbook is certainly appealing on some level:

I’ve been watching the negotiations – if you can call Republicans negotiating with themselves while Obama still hasn’t put a plan on the table “negotiating” – over the “Fiscal Cliff” for weeks and it’s time for...